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Garrison Keillor recounts the historical highlights of each day and reads a short poem or two.

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Tuesday's Poem: "Cherishing What Isn't" by Jack Gilbert, from The Dance Most of All. Tuesday's Literary Notes: It's the birthday of American author and columnist Amy Vanderbilt, born in New York City in 1908, cousin of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, the railway magnate. She began in journalism at the age of 16 by writing society and feature articles for the Staten Island Advance. In 1952, she wrote the 700-page Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette. It sold millions of copies and established her as the foremost authority on the subject. Read more...

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